University of Memphis Department of English
- University of Memphis Department of English
The University of Memphis is a public, urban, top-tier R1 research institution that welcomes more than 21,000 students to campus every year. The UofM is inextricably linked to the city in which it resides. Located in the heart of the Mid-South, Memphis is a cultural and economic hub for the region with nationally recognized museums and libraries; multiple healthcare, logistics, and technology headquarters; and a thriving arts and culture scene.
The Department of English consists of six undergraduate concentrations (African American Literature, Applied Linguistics, Creative Writing, Literature, Professional Writing, and TESOL), a variety of M.A. and Ph.D. programs, and several certificate programs. The department maintains close ties with a wide range of cultural organizations and nonprofits in the region. For this reason, the position is uniquely suited for a candidate interested in community engagement or public-facing scholarship.